Eagar Ramsey Park Project
The PRM 423 class has been invited to assist the Town of Eagar
in redesigning their Community Park. The project is on a very short timeline and
so we will be starting our semester with this assignment. The Deadline for
submitting a grant proposal to the
Heritage Fund is Monday, February 28.
My name is Vicente Ordonez, I serve on the Eagar Town Council and I work
for the Forest Service as a wildlife biologist. The Town of Eagar has a
desperate need to renovate the Towns only community park. It is over 30
years old and looks it. The existing park has so much potential to
better serve the needs of the town. Since we have been talking about
this idea for the last few months citizens have been donating money,
committing to volunteer labor, corporate sponsors (Bektol and Bashes)
are committing to funds and materials....the public interest has been
great! We want this to truly be a community park that will provide
recreation for all ages and
abilities. The following is our plan of attack:
We are surveying the schools in town to better understand what the
kids would like to have in a park.
We are also surveying the seniors citizens.
We are trying to get representation from individuals with
After we compile what the citizens want we will develop a master
THIS IS WHERE WE NEED YOUR HELP. We need your expertise on the science
of designing a park master plan once we decide what components the town
wants. And of course we are on a tight time frame. We are gong to
submit for a State grant that is due Feb. 28!
(Received: January 6,
Friday, January 21 - Site visitation and orientation (meet with
Tuesday, February 8 - Town Council Meeting 6PM
Monday, February 28 - Heritage Fund Deadline
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